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2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Laura Giombini (ITA) of Italy compete.   REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Laura Giombini (ITA) of Italy compete. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Laura Giombini (ITA) of Italy compete. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 07/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Kira Walkenhorst (GER) of Germany compete.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 07/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Kira Walkenhorst (GER) of Germany compete. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 07/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Kira Walkenhorst (GER) of Germany compete. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016.  Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt reacts. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt reacts. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt reacts. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt reacts. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt reacts. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt reacts. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Nada Meawad (EGY) of Egypt react.   REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Nada Meawad (EGY) of Egypt react. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Nada Meawad (EGY) of Egypt react. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Laura Giombini (ITA) of Italy compete. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Laura Giombini (ITA) of Italy compete. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Laura Giombini (ITA) of Italy compete. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Laura Giombini (ITA) of Italy compete. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Laura Giombini (ITA) of Italy compete. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Laura Giombini (ITA) of Italy compete. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt takes a selfie.   REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt takes a selfie. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt takes a selfie. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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